MUSCAT, 05 February 2014 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, has enlivened Muscat Festival, Oman's tourism and cultural showpiece, with various activities, including al Mazyona savings scheme offering a total prize money of RO 8 million in 2014.
Bank Muscat presence prominently adorns the main festival venues in Al Amerat Park and Naseem Garden, providing the required assistance for visitors. The bank services, including ATMs, are available beyond the normal office hours, serving as a boon to the large crowds visiting the festival every day. On average, over 2 million visitors, including foreign tourists, visit Muscat Festival every year.
Said Al Badai, DGM – Branches, said: “The Muscat Festival partnership is an earnest attempt by Bank Muscat to propagate the core family values held dear by Omanis. Over the years, al Mazyona has succeeded in inculcating a strong savings culture in Oman. As on date, al Mazyona 2014 scheme offers the biggest prize money in Oman and the region. Notably, the enhanced prize money is shared by more winners as customers from all governorates are guaranteed to win prizes ranging from RO 1000 a week to RO 500,000 at the end of the year. The 2014 al Mazyona scheme reaches out to all individual segments with exclusive prizes earmarked for ladies, youth, children and high savings balance customers in all regions."
Al Badai added: “Bank Muscat is committed to extending support to the preservation of Oman's rich heritage and culture, thereby encouraging people to maintain a strong link to the country's glorious legacy. The ethos of national events like Muscat Festival runs in parallel to the stated objective of Bank Muscat in reinforcing the nation as one family. While Muscat Festival draws attention to varied expressions of Omani heritage, Bank Muscat aims to reinforce the bond by helping people to understand, appreciate and preserve Oman's rich legacy. Muscat Festival serves as a window to Oman's heritage and culture, offering numerous avenues for fun and entertainment for children and families. The presence of Bank Muscat complements Muscat Festival as a memorable experience."
Over the years, al Mazyona has succeeded in inculcating a strong savings culture in Oman. The objective of al Mazyona is to create a lifetime change for winners and allow them to invest the prize money in things that will make a lasting difference and the well-being of their families. The flexible scheme makes regular saving easier and is available across the largest network of 138 branches in Oman.